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Women in Security Feature: Erin Mann, Allegion Canada

September 1, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Erin Mann, who is a marketing and strategy manager for Allegion Canada’s multifamily and single-family business. “I support our sales strategies from a business development standpoint and work closely with my team to identify opportunities...

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SIA GovSummit returns with virtual and in-person options

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SIA GovSummit returns with virtual and in-person options

August 31, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda, speaker lineup and program for Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference. SIA GovSummit 2021 is being held as a three-part conference, the first and second of which occurred April 28 and June 9 and the third scheduled for Sept. 21.    Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private...

Jake Parker, Security Industry Association (SIA), SIA GovSummit


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Women in Security Feature: Tracy Larson, WeSuite, LLC

August 4, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Tracy Larson, president and a founding partner of WeSuite, a sales management software company. “We automate the sales process for integrators from ‘contact to contract’ increasing efficiency, accuracy and profitability,”...

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Inside the Industry’s first cybersecurity standard

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Inside the Industry’s first cybersecurity standard

July 27, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—The announcement in May of the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC) – a new industry credential developed by the Security Industry Association (SIA) with support from PSA Security Network and Security Specifiers – is a “giant” step forward for the security industry. To get a closer look into the industry’s first cybersecurity standard, Security Systems News reached out to some of the key players involved in its development to...

Don Erickson, Elli Voorhees, PSA Security Network, Ray Coulombe, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Specifiers


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On The Editor's Desk

Turning the tide on facial recognition bans?

July 14, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

If you are just reading the headlines, or watching the latest “breaking news” reports – is there ever not breaking news? – you’d think the latest round of bans of facial recognition technology (Maryland and even my beloved Maine are the latest two!) is creating momentum in that direction, but, fortunately, that is not the case! In fact, with the help of advocacy groups within our very own security industry, including the Security Industry Association (SIA), we are...

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Maine joins list of states to ban facial recognition technology

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Maine joins list of states to ban facial recognition technology

July 9, 2021SSN Staff

AUGUSTA, Maine—Maine recently passed a bill into law creating one of the strictest statewide regulations on the use of facial recognition technology, as it joins several states to ban the technology just in the last few months. Many within the security industry, including the Security Industry Association (SIA), have lobbied strongly against such bans, mainly in an effort to bring greater awareness of the benefits and security, especially in regard to privacy, when using the...

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Monitoring Matters

Breaking Barriers

July 7, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

Two weeks ago, I blogged about the successful Moms in Security golf outing that four amazing women in our industry put together for a great cause. Feeding off that phrase – “amazing women in our industry” - something else happened that day at the golf outing that was the catalyst for this week’s blog. Following five hours on the golf course in 100-degree heat, I was about to have a fine meal of ribs, chicken and beans in the clubhouse. However, I was summoned by someone...

Antoinette King, Diversity, Fabiola Francisco, inclusion, Maureen Carlo, Min Kyriannis, Security Industry Association (SIA), women in security, Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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SIA announces agenda, speakers for AcceleRISE virtual conference

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SIA announces agenda, speakers for AcceleRISE virtual conference

June 25, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2021 agenda and speaker lineup for AcceleRISE: The Challenge, an essential experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry. The 2021 AcceleRISE event – taking place virtually Aug. 23-25 – will challenge tomorrow’s security leaders to test their limits, escape their comfort zones and grow their industry expertise. “AcceleRISE is a unique learning...

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Also Noted

Soloinsight, Inc. named a SIA New Product Showcase Award winner for 2021

June 24, 2021SSN Staff

CHICAGO—Soloinsight, a leading workflow automation platform company, has announced it has been named a Security Industry Association (SIA) New Product Showcase Award winner in the hosted solutions/managed services category for the CloudGate SmartSpace product. SIA announced the 2021 winners during a virtual ceremony on June 17. (https://www.securitysystemsnews.com/article/sia-new-product-showcase-awards-announced. SIA’s New Product Showcase, presented in partnership with ISC West,...

Farhan Masood, Security Industry Association (SIA), Soloinsight, Inc.


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Women in Security Feature: Fabiola Francisco, Condortech Services, Inc.

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Women in Security Feature: Fabiola Francisco, Condortech Services, Inc.

June 23, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Fabiola Francisco, Director of Client Success for Condortech Services, Inc, which provides comprehensive security system design, installation, training and support. “I am the Director of Client Success, however, as with any small business,...

Fabiola Francisco, Security Industry Association (SIA), Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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